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People and Places: Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

Camille Pissarro

Sous-bois

Auction Closed

March 7, 03:05 PM GMT

Estimate

60,000 - 80,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

People and Places: Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

Camille Pissarro

1830 - 1903


Sous-bois 

signed c. Pissarro (lower right)

oil on canvas

24.2 by 13.5 cm. 9 ½ by 5 ¼ in.

Framed: 32.2 by 21 cm. 12 ⅝ by 8 ¼ in.

Executed circa 1859.

Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (by 1886).

Chester Dale, New York (gifted from the above, 18 November 1927)

Plaza Art Galleries, New York, 31 October 1946, lot 103 (consigned by the above)

David R. and Floria V. Altman, New York (acquired in the 1960s and until at least 2005)

Christie's, New York, 7 May 2008, lot 332

Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Charles Kunstler, Camille Pissarro, 1974, Milan, p. 75 (illustrated);

Ludovico Rodo Pissarro and Lionelli Venturi, Camille Pissarro, son art, son œuvre, Paris, 1939, vols. I & II, no. 54, p. 85; illustrated vol. II, pl. 10 (dated circa 1867-68)

Richard Brettell, Pissarro and Pontoise, the Painter in a Landscape, New Haven, 1990, p. 170

Joachim Pissarro and Claire Durand-Ruel Snollaerts, Pissarro, Catalogue critique des peintures, Paris, 2005, vol. II, no. 43, p. 63, illustrated in colour

New York, National Academy of Design, Celebrated Paintings by Great French Masters, 1887, no. 176bis

Fort Lauderdale, Museum of Art, Impressionism to the Present: Camille Pissarro and His Descendants, 2000, no. 7 (titled Figures in Woodland)